About the Authors

Chris French is a Professor of Psychology and Head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit (APRU) at Goldsmiths, University of London. For a decade, he edited The Skeptic magazine and he is a Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He often appears on TV and radio casting a sceptical eye over paranormal claims. His most recent book (with Anna Stone) is Anomalistic Psychology: Exploring Paranormal Belief and Experience. He organises the APRU Invited Speaker Series and Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub.

David Simmonds, MA. Studied English Literature and Psychology at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He has worked with young people for over 30 years, and taught psychology, science and other subjects. Writer of occasional articles on secularism, pseudoscience etc. Recognised LTA tennis coach.

Tessa Kendall has a PhD in French literature. She has worked as a radio drama producer, a script editor in film and TV, a journalist, researcher and campaigner. She is an organiser of London Skeptics in the Pub and blogs at tessera2009.blogspot.com

Gareth Rosser is a self employed web designer based in South Wales.